The Oyster Box

The Oyster Box is a luxury hotel situated on the very edge of the Indian Ocean. Enjoy world-class dining, great ocean views, and easy access to Durban's best attractions.

The Oyster Box Hotel offers a unique blend of luxurious contemporary style whilst evoking feelings of classical colonial charm.

About The Oyster Box

The Oyster Box Hotel offers a unique blend of luxurious contemporary style whilst evoking feelings of classical colonial charm. The Oyster Box Hotel is perfectly situated on the beach front, meaning easy access to breathtaking beaches and fabulous views all year round.

The Oyster Box Hotel was opened in 1947, and has lost none of its warmth and charm. All of the original The Oyster Box Hotel’s warm elegance and gracious service has been retained amongst modern furnishings and facilities to satisfy even the most scrupulous of guests.  History buffs have to visit the battlefields. Follow in the footsteps of Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi as you take a tour of the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields.

The hotel offers 86 rooms, wireless internet access, in house luxury spa, 3 in house restaurants and 3 bars.


  • The Chukka Bar
  • The Oyster Bar
  • The Lighthouse Bar 

  • Restaurants

  • The Grill room
  • Offers the finest local cuisine and extensive choice of wine.
  • Fresh seafood is a true delight at The Oyster Box Hotel 5 star’s Grill Room. 

  • The Ocean Terrace
  • Ideal for relaxed casual dining
  • Indian food is on the menu as well as superb pizza’s cooked in traditional pizza ovens. The Palm Court Restaurant
  • Set in an airy open courtyard overlooking the Indian Ocean. T
  • Ideal for casual dining and sumptuous afternoon teas and cocktails. 

  • Facilities and Services:
  • Luxury spa
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Complimentary Transfers
  • Twice Daily Housekeeping
  • About The Oyster Box
    The Oyster Box Dining
    The Oyster Box Bar

    Room Types

    Luxury Sea Facing Rooms

    Each sea facing room has a balcony that opens onto views of Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse and breathtaking coastline. Beautifully decorated with light and bright colours this room is quintessentially idyllic.

     Take some time to sit on your balcony in the later afternoon with cocktail in hand and watch the colours of the horizon turn blue and orange as the sun sets for the day. All rooms have an en- suite bathroom with double vanities and a spacious separate shower.

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